The first class paramount ruler, Oluwo of Iwoland, HRM Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi has disclosed he has never celebrated his birth date elaborately, saying the last and only he has celebrated was when he was a lad.
The disclosure was contained in a press statement by the monarch press secretary,Alli Ibraheem following the preparation for OLUWO’s 50th years birth date holding on June 21th, 2017.
Oluwo said his passion for community service has taken most of his time against personal issue, adding that he sees no sense in celebrating when the masses are suffering.
Oba Akanbi disclosed his intention to celebrate 2017 year’s birth date was to attract more attention to Iwoland and launch Iwo resource centre.
According to him, ” I’ve never celebrated any birth date myself. The last one my father did for me was when I was very young. Not that I don’t want to, but I love my town than my family. I cherish rendering succour to people and see smiles in their faces. I intend to mark my golden jubilee for the interest of my town, Iwo”.